Argentina is located in the southern part of South America. The eastern part of the country borders the Atlantic Ocean, while the western part shares a long border with Chile. To the north and northeast, Argentina shares a border with Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay.
With an area of 1,073,500 square miles, Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world and the largest Spanish-speaking country in terms of area. Argentina claims ownership of a part of Antarctica and has a dispute with the United Kingdom over ownership of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. As of 2014, the estimated population of Argentina is 42,669,500. The capital city of Argentina is Buenos Aires.